This month's photo, Border Plants, is contributed by the Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society, a chapter of the National Audubon Society and based in northern central Ohio, USA.
Like coral branches reaching from our ocean's depths, this month's featured photo captures Ohio tree tops rising to a clear, blue fall sky.
A snapshot of nature's continuum: a curling leaf once a green sprout now carried by gentle forest stream.
Our featured image for September is A Spider's Hammock, delicately beaded with dew in an early morning valley mist.
Photographer Alice Merkel delights us with "Oversight" - a view from above the Interstate.
Alice Merkel contributes this month's featured image, Edge. Fern roots dangle above a precipice of woodland humus.
2015 Climate Rider and I-Open photographer Alice Merkel campaigns for #Cycling and #OceanCleanUp. "Our first ride was through the Red Woods and was honestly what I was looking towards the most. These natural wonders were absolutely inspiring!"
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This month's image captures nature's design of complex symmetry.
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